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Castle, John 1940-

Overview
Works: 81 works in 141 publications in 2 languages and 8,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Satire  Trials, litigation, etc  Television programs  Television plays  Detective and mystery television programs  Historical fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Castle
The Lion in winter by James Goldman ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical drama of the conflict between King Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine over Henry's successor to the British throne
Gods and generals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. And Gen. Robert E. Lee, who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised. As Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee are followed through the declaration of war and the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Frederickburg, and Chancellorsville
Blowup by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and German and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A London photographer takes some pictures of a couple in a park and discovers that he may have recorded evidence of a murder
Man of la mancha by Arthur Hiller ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While in prison during the Spanish Inquisition, author Miguel de Cervantes tells his fellow prisoners of the adventures of the aging, eccentric Knight Don Quixote and his loyal companion Sancho Panza
Lost empires ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1913 young Richard Herncastle joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the British music hall. Traveling from one city to the next, assisting at conjuring acts and disappearing acts, Richard comes to know romance, politics and high adventure. The next year, in a true and terrifying vanishing act, the guns of August blast away that world forever
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Dance with the dead: A young man's apparent suicide leads Barnaby and his team searching for the man's missing girlfriend and ballroom dance partner. Animal within: When a woman presumed dead in a plane crash visits her uncle's estate three years later, she surprises everyone there, but it's an even greater shock when the uncle is murdered without a clear heir. King's crystal: Barnaby investigates a bitter feud at the heart of a family-owned glassworks involving the death of the family accountant. Axeman cometh: An aging band making a comeback tour stops for a concert in Midsomer, but someone's out to murder the band members one by one
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy
I, Claudius by Robert Graves ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome
Lillie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Antony and Cleopatra ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion
The Henry James collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spoils of Poynton: Mrs. Gareth is the widowed chatelaine of Poynton. She is fighting to keep her house with its priceless objets d'art from her son Owen and his lovely, but utterly philistine fiancee. When she discovers that her young friend Fleda Vetch is secretly in love with Owen, she thrusts Fleda into the battle line. The power struggle between the three women leaves Owen vacillating. Fleda risks betraying, and being betrayed by, all that she holds most dear
Holocaust on trial ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Controversial historian David Irving sued Jewish-American academic Deborah Lipstadt for libel after she had accused him of being a distorter of history and a Holocaust denier. Irving mounted his case alone, without legal support, taking on the legal big guns of a major publisher. This is a reenactment of the courtroom proceedings as Irving defends himself and Hitler's atrocities. Raises the origins of the final solution and recounts the horrors of the Nazi death camps. Explores the motives of those who continue to deny the holocaust
The solitary cyclist ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holmes and Watson encounter strange goings-on in the usually benign English countryside when Miss Violet Smith is followed by a stranger on her weekly bicycle rides
The prisoner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An agent who has resigned from his country's secret service is taken prisoner and prevented from escaping the village that becomes his home. The Prisoner video companion (on side 2 of volume 9) answers some of the series' most pressing questions and serves as an excellent introduction to new viewers
Vanity fair by William Makepeace Thackeray ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the time of the Napoleonic Wars, this classic gives a satirical picture of a worldly society. The novel revolves around the exploits of the impoverished but beautiful and devious Becky Sharp
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie tells the story of an educator's effect on impressionable young ladies at the Marcia Blaine School for Girls in Edinburgh, revealing the challenges they face growing up in 1930s Scotland. Devoted to her students, Miss Brodie endeavors to fill them with a love of art and culture and as much self-confidence as she possesses. In doing so, she offends the conservative Miss Gaunt, tests the patience of headmistress Miss Mackay, and incites the passions of married art instructor Teddy Lloyd
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dark blue perfume: Through the charms of her new neighbor, newly widowed Liz rediscovers love. But could his mysterious past conceal a murder?
Frenchman's creek by Daphne Du Maurier ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Restoration Court knows Lady Dona St Columb to be ripe for any folly, any outrage that will alter the tedium of her days. But there is another, secret Dona who longs for a life of honest love -- and sweetness, even if it is spiced with danger. It is this Dona who flees the stews of London for remote Navron, looking for peace of mind in its solitary woods and hidden creeks. She finds there the passion her spirit craves -- in the love of a daring pirate (who is also a philosopher) hunted by all Cornwall, a Frenchman who, like Dona, would gamble his life for a moment's joy
The wings of the dove ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kate Croy and Merton Densher are engaged in a passionate, clandestine love affair. Croy is desperately in love with Densher, but he lacks money, making him unsuitable as a mate. By chance, Croy befriends Milly Theale, a young American heiress. When Croy discovers that Theale suffers from a mysterious and fatal malady, she hatches a plan that can give all three something that they want, but at a price
The crucifer of blood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treat for Sherlock Holmes fans: A maharajah's treasure, the British soldiers who stole it and swore a blood oath of secrecy, and 30 years later, the consequences: death. Is the treasure cursed? Or is a very human murderer at work? Only one man can unravel the mystery, Sherlock Holmes
 
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